Friday, 5 October 2012

COSMO BLOG AWARDS!

Last night was the evening of the Cosmopolitan Blog Awards, I was so excited to even have been nominated, it was such a fabulous evening and to top it all off... I WON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am officially Cosmo's "new fashion blogger of the year"!!!!!!!! I am absolutely thrilled, shocked and unbelievably happy, you do not even understand! I was not expecting it AT ALL, I definitely thought Shope and Shore from London's Closet were going to win! But I feel like all the work I have put into my blog in the last year has actually paid off. Blogging has never been a chore for me, it's something I enjoy SO much, so to be awarded for doing something I love so much is such an amazing feeling!

The party itself was absolutely fabulous - a room FILLED to the brim with bloggers, free cocktails all night, amazing music and beauty bars offering free lashes, nail art, glitter tattoos and more. It was like heaven to me! I met up with my fave bloggy friend Sheree from Glitz and Grime, who was also nominated for an award (best established fashion blog), and we made our way down Oxford Street in our mahoosive platforms to the amazing and very posh Rose Club.

I met lots of lovely bloggers, everyone seemed to be in such a good mood, chatting away and taking hundreds of photos - it must have been the cocktails! Me and Sheree stayed till the very end when the club opened to the public, then left to stumble back to her new flat in Camden to chill with a few more drinks. And by stumble I mean literally falling on my bum in Bond Street station... great. We also got an amazing goodie bag packed with products, and food which I ate on the train home!

It was the biggest rush EVER getting an outfit together, I had planned for a couple of weeks to wear a fabulous vintage maxi dress which RedRock had offered to send me, but it got to the day before and it still hadn't arrived! I was certain on wearing it so I was pretty bummed about that - I had to go to uni in the morning, leave early to go shopping and literally sprint around the shops trying to find an outfit, and thank heavens River Island saved the day. I found this beautiful sequinned baroque dress which was originally £50, it was in the "new in" section but since it had a tiny foundation mark on the neck it was reduced to £30. Are they crazy? Only a fool wouldn't buy it and just wipe it clean. They were also having a 20% off student discount offer yesterday ONLY, which is amazing because River Island never do student discount, so that brought the price down to a beautiful £24, half the price it was originally meant to be! YAY! Once I got home I just wiped the mark with soapy water and it came straight off. Great success.

Last but not least thank you SOOOOO much to everyone who voted for me. I appreciate it more than you will ever know! I still can't get over the fact that I won out of 35,000 entries! *faints* Congratulations to all the other winners, and to EVERYONE who was shortlisted - that is a privilege in itself!

So, enough blabbering, now for the photos! I didn't take as many as I usually would, I had soo much to carry along with a cocktail in each hand whilst having a little boogie, but I got a few goodens. I will be putting together a short vlog video as well, I didn't get much footage but Sheree did get some of me collecting my award!

I wore...
DRESS: River Island, £24
SHOES: UNIF via DollsKill, £144

Photo stolen from London's Closet
The lovely Shope and Shore from London's Closet
Photo bombed!!
I didn't get her name but this lady was soooo beautiful!
Sheree in her fabulous £5 vintage skirt!
My award, hanging proudly on my wall already!

Love, an absolutely over-the-moon Lucy x

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47 comments

Samantha. said...

WELL DONE!! So happy that you won, your blog is amazing xxxxxx

megan crosby said...

Well done! You looked amazing! http://abritishmuse.blogspot.co.uk/
x

Jenni said...

Congratulations! You deserve it! :-)

hangerwithoutawardrobe said...

That's amazing!!! Congrats :-)))x

Tee ♥ said...

Congratulations, you deserved it! x

FashionsFinest said...

Congratulations!! You deserved it! Your UNIF Hellbounds look A M A Z I N G!
Sheree's look so nice as well.

www.fashionsfinestno1.blogspot.com

Jeeda said...

Congratulations... You deserved it... You look awesome

http://thelittlebigobsession.blogspot.co.uk

fox hunter said...

CONRATS :-) Looks like you guys had a great time there!

Emily said...

Congratulations! You looked beautiful...those shoes are insane!! x

Fahmida Kamal Rob said...

congrats!!! amazing achievement!!

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x

Debbie said...

WOOOOOOOO! So happy for you Lucy! So well deserved! Love all the pictures, made me laugh. Your shoes are absolutely amazing ahhhh x

Monyka said...

awww congrats Lucy! And you look amazing as usual!

Monyka
xxx

COPPER GARDEN // UK Fashion + Beauty Blog said...

Congrats, you definitely deserved it! The grin on your face says enough about how happy you were haha! x

Frankie D said...

Well done :D I fucking love your blog and I'm so glad it won , you deserved it big time :)

F X

Abbie said...

WELL DONE! you looked amazing! :) xx

Hola Bambi said...

Well done you looked amazingggg xx

Me and Moustaches said...

Congratulations Lucy!!! You deserve it so so much and you looked stunning, I am on the hunt for that dress :)

Eda. said...

So so so happy for you Lucy - you deserve it and you have a fabulous blog - CONGRATULATIONSSS ♥

Eda ♥

Candyfloss Curls, Cupcakes & Couture

@BloggerEda

Abigail said...

WELL DONE !! you deserve it :)

AsherleighR said...

Congratulations!!!! You looked amazing!xx

Hannah Walker said...

Well done, you looked amazing - well deservesd! Xxx

Kirsty said...

Well done!! I voted for you :) You look amazing on these photos, the dress was such a bargain x

misskirstymarie.blogspot.co.uk

Lauren said...

Amazing!! So happy for you! Keep it up. x
https://allthingsbeautymake-upandshopping.blogspot.com

loulabeth ♡ said...

well done! you deserve the award so so so much! the dress you wore is beautiful :)

L x

www.xloulabeth.blogspot.co.uk

Roxii said...

WOW Well done, you deserve it your blog is great!

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Shope said...

YAAAY you!!! You totally deserved to win, and you looked hot the other night, your shoe collection is just out of this world :( I so get what you mean about blogging not being a chore, I actually love it! It was the best thing watching you go and collect your award, you literally look so so shocked and so grateful, the most grateful out of all the winners you cutie! Don't ever stop blogging I need your blog to fantasise about running around in all of your Jeffrey Campbells and finding Chanel items in car boots ;)
Shope xxxxxx

Tanya said...

Congratulations! You definitely deserved to win. So happy for you. x

http://catsandclothing.blogspot.com

Fancy Muffin said...

Congrats Lucy!!! :)
glad you enjoyed the night! <3

Jazz Banks said...

Ah Lucy girlll
What did I say-
So happy you won!
xoxoxo

Ruby-May said...

congratulations!!!! I feel so happy for you, LOVE reading your blog!!!! my fave blogger by far, always feel inspired after watching your youtube or reading blog posts xxx

Akansha Chandra said...

You deserved it! You have an awesome blog and I LOVE your youtube videos! Never stop blogging! <3 Congrats again!

Gavina Dhillon said...

Congrats on winning! So happy for you and you looked stunning.

Nini said...

if you want me to be the first black girl who talking about fashion english girl vote here: http://www.golden-blog-awards.fr/blogs/ninixnappy.html

Raffles Bizarre said...

Congratulations, I was so happy to hear your wonderful blog won! Fab photos, it looks like you had such a fun night!

http://www.rafflesbizarre.blogspot.com

Hollie Ryan said...

Well Done! Your blog is amazing so happy for you! xx
my-fashionobsession.blogspot.co.uk

Sheree Milli said...

So proud. I tried the mask in the goodie bag, it's well good!

Come back to Camden soon.


XXXXXXX

Laura said...

Your dress is beautiful!

Samara C. Davis said...

Congratulations! so glad you won.

http://sincerely-samx.blogspot.co.uk/

Cocoa Twins said...

CONGRAAAAAATS! x

Abi XO

www.cocoatwins.blogpsot.com

Felicity said...

Congratulations! Love your dress! x

http://www.that-bird.blogspot.co.uk/

Charmaine Cowland said...

congratulations! so glad you won, you really really deserve it!
Such an amazing blog x

http://charmainescloset.blogspot.com

Erica said...

It seems like you had an awesome time! So happy for you :) Hard work always pays off :) :) CONGRATS! <3

Abbie said...

Congratulations, so happy for you! I voted as I love you blog :-)

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Faye Knox said...

Congratulations, you deserved it! Check out my blog for the latest giveaway I am doing!
www.fayesk.blogspot.co.uk
Xx

Caetera said...

Your friend's leather and lace skirt is really awesome ! Can't believe it's a vintage one !

xx

Chelsea said...

Congratulations! It's so neat to see how far you have come and that you've been acknowledged for your amazing blog. Sometimes the best outfits are the last minute ones and your outfit proves it xx

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